Monthly Archives: July 2018

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 4.8 Million Vehicles that Could Get Stuck in Cruise Control « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control. Only one incident related to the malfunction has been reported to Fiat Chrysler, and there are no reported injuries. The issue can be triggered when the car accelerates while operating under cruise control, which it might do in ...

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Sergio Marchionne, who saved Fiat and Chrysler, has died « Detroit News Watch

MILAN (AP) – Sergio Marchionne, a charismatic and demanding CEO who engineered two long-shot corporate turnarounds to save carmakers Fiat and Chrysler from near-certain failure, died Wednesday. He was 66. The holding company of Fiat’s founders, the Agnelli family, announced Marchionne had died after unexpected complications from surgery in Zurich. That came days after a deterioration in his health led ...

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Lions Put DE Ziggy Ansah On PUP List « Detroit News Watch

The Detroit Lions have put defensive end Ziggy Ansah on the physically unable to perform list. The Lions also announced Tuesday that they have placed fullback Nick Badwen on injured reserve with a knee injury, signed linebacker Freddie Bishop and put wide receiver Andy Jones on the PUP list. Ansah, who is back with the Lions on the franchise tag, ...

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Ivanka Trump to Shut Down Fashion Company « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Ivanka Trump has decided to wind down her company after deciding to pursue a career in public policy instead of returning to her fashion company. Trump’s clothing and accessory business has been operating with limitations to reduce potential violations of ethics laws and the perceptions she’s profiteering off her White House role. Given those restrictions, Ivanka, who serves ...

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How other cities won community benefits

In September 2017, Little Caesars Arena opened to much fanfare. The $863 million facility would be the flashy new home to both the Detroit Red Wings and Pistons, as well as a state-of-the-art entertainment complex. Right in the heart of downtown, it was also the centerpiece of District Detroit, Olympia Entertainment’s 50-block commercial investment in the city. This story has ...

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‘Made in Detroit’ Co-Founder Arraigned in Eastern Market Spitting Incident « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit business owner accused of spitting on a security guard at a popular open air market has appeared in court on a misdemeanor assault and battery charge. Robert Stanzler was arraigned Tuesday in 36th District Court. An Aug. 2 pre-trial hearing was scheduled. The spitting incident occurred July 17 over a parking issue during an event ...

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